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New Exhibition of Christopher Mathie at White Bird Gallery

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Christopher Mathie
Seeking Balance
September 1 – October 20

Saturday, Sept 15th
Artist Talk: 3pm | Reception: 4 – 6pm

White Bird Gallery
251 N. Hemlock, Cannon Beach, OR

This new exhibition reflects the search for balance and truth within a commerce-driven world by moving past fear-based decision-making. Washington-state painter Christopher Mathie has developed a high-energy painting style that oscillates between bold abstractions, expressive coastal landscapes and a language of symbolic forms. His emotional canvases are based on intuitive mark making, intimate dialogues and a free flowing thought process that stems from surrendering to trust and letting go from the constraints of fear.

In his new paintings, images of bird spirits, portal shapes and boats navigating uncharted territory act as allegories for a path that is guided by instinct. The artist creates a personal discourse in each canvas that comes from an uninhibited stream of consciousness. Reaching deeper into psychological and emotional states that arise from overcoming hardship, Mathie seeks an experience of purity within the creative realm.

Christopher Mathie is a vibrant Pacific Northwest painter well known for his dynamic abstractions. He has exhibited his work for 26 years, drawing on various interests in philosophy, metaphysics and observations of the natural world. Mathie was nominated for the 2016 James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award, given by Frye Art Museum / Artist Trust Consortium, his paintings are included in private and corporate collections nationally and internationally.

preview exhibition online:


Northwest By Northwest Gallery September 10th professional Women’s Art Tour

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Special event Monday September 10th 3 to 5. Informal talk on Art. Clients include Nike & You Go Girls Tours.

Curator & gallerist for over three decades, Joyce Lincoln has introduced 5 public sculptures that were voted on and selected by public choice vote. The sculptures are now owned by the City of Cannon Beach.

NW Wine Tasting with Patrick McGELLIGOTT 3 to 5. limit 25 guests.
sign up list include cell number .

Sep 10, 3-5pm Professional Women’s Art Tour with curator & gallerist and advocate for public art; with NW wine educator Patrick McGELLIGOTT. Email gallery for details. Collectors’ selection of bronze sculpture by Georgia Gerber. New works include Tufted Puffins & Standing Otter. Ivan McLean, contemporary sculptor; public works include Nike, Nines Hotel. Look for his works in the NW By NW Gallery sculpture garden. Award winning oil painter Hazel Schlesinger will join us. Her work is seen throughout the world in TV Series, Movies & International Commercials. Hazel Scheslinger is a local artist.
Oct 1-31 Ruth Brockmann kiln formed glass masks & bowls (estate). Bronze of Ann Fleming, figurative & narrative. Paintings of the natural world by Angelita Surmon on kiln formed glass with a painters eye. PBS NewsHour featured artist Christopher Burkett; see PBS youtube link of Oregon’s Master of Fine Art Film Photography and Plein Air award winning painter Hazel Schlesinger.

Nov 2-4 31st Stormy Weather Arts Festival. “Cannon Beach is one of the 30 best Coastal towns in the world because of Art Festivals & Art Galleries” – US News & World Report.

Northwest By Northwest Gallery
232 N Spruce
Cannon Beach, Oregon
503 436 0741

Northwest By Northwest Gallery award winning artist to paint outside En Plein Air in Natural Light

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Oil on canvas paintings by Oregon artist Hazel Schlesinger are featured this month . Hazel grew up on the North Coast of Oregon taking in all the color and coastal atmospheric light . Now her oil paintings are seen around the world in movies and TV Series and international commercials. Her work has been published in Southwest Art Magazine. She has won the Public Choice Vote for Plein Air Painting in Cannon Beach.
Hazel or Haze as she is known will be painting in front of the Northwest By Northwest Gallery 232 N Spruce Cannon Beach on Monday August 13th from 3 to 5.
Haze is also is a very accomplished and sought after Abstract oil painter. She is an integral part of Northwest By Northwest Gallery with numerous paintings on display .

Northwest By Northwest Gallery
232 N Spruce
Cannon Beach, Oregon
established in 1987
located downtown across from the City Park & Info Center/Chamber

Plein Air and More 2018 was a fabulous success again this year!

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Burkett’s PBS segment 4/15/18] Northwest By Northwest Gallery

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Northwest By Northwest Gallery presents Georgia Gerber’s Standing Otter

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Standing Otter 2018
Edition of 15
30″H x 22″W x 9″D